Honor Rolls

April 8, 2009 Southside HighSOUTHSIDE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2008-09 school year at Southside High School, according to a news release:

Student delegates win awards at national convention

April 8, 2009 Lyon College student delegates won multiple distinctions at the Alpha Chi National College Scholarship Honor Society’s national convention held at Indianapolis last week. Seven students and three advisers attended the convention along with over 400 other students and advisers from the honor society’s chapters across the nation. They returned to Lyon having won three fellowships and two presentation awards.

Lyon College senior receives economics assistantship

April 8, 2009 Sam Neal is an analytical kind of guy. Whether it’s on the baseball field as an outfielder and pitcher for the Lyon College Scots baseball team or in a classroom, the Pine Bluff native has a knack for solving problems in a methodical way. “I have just always liked figuring things out,” he said with a smile. “You can always analyze something. People tell me that I’m very analytical, and I am. I like to find a way to figure something out.”

Words Bookstore to host photography show

April 8, 2009 HARDY — Photo Artist Larry Lawrence of Ash Flat will be featured in an art exhibit and reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday April 11 at Words Bookstore in Hardy. There will be live music featuring Rounds, Driesel, Crouch and Loggins at AfterWords next door following the art show. The art has been on exhibit since mid-March and will hang until late April at which time new artists will be exhibited.

Beatles tribute returning to Cherokee Village

April 8, 2009 CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Liverpool Legends’ Beatles Tribute Show will return to Omaha Center in Cherokee Village on April 19, according to a news release. Liverpool Legends performed in October 2007 for the Spring River Performing Arts.As a group, Liverpool Legends is the only Beatles tribute show in the world to have a direct biological connection to the original Fab Four thanks to their friend, spokesperson and collaborator Louise Harrison, George’s sister, according to a news release.

4-H Fashion Revue winners announced

April 8, 2009 The Independence County 4-H Fashion Revue was March 16 at the Sulphur Rock cafetorium. Four-H’ers from various clubs in the county participated. Winners of the activity will be eligible to compete in the Regional O’Rama at Jonesboro in June.

Off the Beaten Path selects artists

April 8, 2009 MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour has selected three new studios for the 2009 event, which will take place Sept. 18-20. The new additions to the tour are Carolyn’s Riverside Studio, Our Friends Photography and Whispers from the Woods Studio.

Officer, two others sent to hospital

April 8, 2009 A sheriff’s detective and two men involved in a high speed pursuit ended up in the emergency room of White River Medical Center Monday afternoon.Detective Alan Cockrill was injured when he joined drug task force agent John Scarbrough in the pursuit of a white pickup truck in the Pfeiffer area north of Batesville, according to Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers.

UACCB sets date for Kids’ College

April 8, 2009 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Division of Community and Technical Education will offer Kids’ College in July.Fun Kids’ College is a summer enrichment program designed to spark the imagination and expand the knowledge of children, according to a news release. Classes for grades 1-3 will be July 13-17 and classes for grades 4-6 will be July 17-24. Classes will meet Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Students will participate in activities that combine fun, creativity and learning.